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3rd Conference in Hong Kong,1997

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Outline

Dates Nov. 26-27, 1997
Location Hong Kong, China
Host Organization The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Participating countries Australia / China / Hong Kong / India (Report only) / Indonesia / Japan / Korea / Malaysia / The Philippines / Singapore / Sri Lanka / Vietnam
Theme 1. Overview of the Construction and Property market
(1) Macro Economic Review and Outlook
(2) Construction Market Review and Outlook
(3) Property Market Review and Outlook
(4) WTO and the Construction Industry
2. Construction Productivity
(1) Construction output per worker
(2) Mechanization at construction sites
(3) Trends in construction automation and mechanization
(4) Trends in prefabrication and standardization
3. The Need for Cooperation in Construction
(1) Finance
(2) Technology and management
(3) Labor
(4) Materials
(5) Construction Machinery and Plant
4. Constraints Against Cooperation
(1) Government Policies and Institutional Constraints
(2) Global and Regional Forces the socio-economic, Political and Cultural Factors
Site visits
  • Ting Kau bridge site
  • Highway site
  • Tai Lam Tunnel site
  • New Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok Airport construction site